The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 52 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 19 30 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.84% 5.50% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.38% 25.86% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 1
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
142 116 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.19% 21.28% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 120 95 53
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
South Wales

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MPLS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cardiff region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Cardiff

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 28 (96.55%) Cisco
2 27 (93.10%) Firewall
3 23 (79.31%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (75.86%) LAN
4 22 (75.86%) WAN
5 20 (68.97%) CCNP
6 17 (58.62%) VPN
6 17 (58.62%) BGP
7 16 (55.17%) Advertising
8 14 (48.28%) Load Balancing
8 14 (48.28%) DHCP
9 13 (44.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (41.38%) CCIP
11 11 (37.93%) Juniper
11 11 (37.93%) Telnet
11 11 (37.93%) SSH
11 11 (37.93%) HSRP
11 11 (37.93%) PuTTY
11 11 (37.93%) SecureCRT
11 11 (37.93%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (37.93%) SolarWinds
12 10 (34.48%) Internet
12 10 (34.48%) MS Office
13 9 (31.03%) F5
14 8 (27.59%) CCNA
15 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
15 7 (24.14%) Network Design
15 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (20.69%) OSPF
17 5 (17.24%) CCIE

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (93.10%) Firewall
2 22 (75.86%) LAN
2 22 (75.86%) WAN
3 17 (58.62%) VPN
3 17 (58.62%) BGP
4 14 (48.28%) DHCP
5 13 (44.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (37.93%) Telnet
6 11 (37.93%) SSH
6 11 (37.93%) HSRP
6 11 (37.93%) PuTTY
6 11 (37.93%) SecureCRT
7 10 (34.48%) Internet
8 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (20.69%) OSPF
10 4 (13.79%) IPv4
10 4 (13.79%) IPv6
11 3 (10.34%) DWDM
11 3 (10.34%) DNS
11 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
General
1 16 (55.17%) Advertising
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Network Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Network Team Leader
2 10 (34.48%) Team Leader
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Operations Team Leader
4 6 (20.69%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Change and Release Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Release Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Network Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Change Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) JSP
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Load Balancing
2 7 (24.14%) Network Design
3 1 (3.45%) Change Control
3 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.45%) Change Management
3 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.45%) RPG
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
1 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (79.31%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (68.97%) CCNP
3 12 (41.38%) CCIP
4 8 (27.59%) CCNA
5 5 (17.24%) CCIE
6 1 (3.45%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Cisco
2 11 (37.93%) Juniper
2 11 (37.93%) SolarWinds
3 9 (31.03%) F5
4 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.34%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) Intel
6 2 (6.90%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) BT
7 1 (3.45%) Avaya
7 1 (3.45%) Nortel
7 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago